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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Friday, 24 February 2017

1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On January - 08 birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  On January - 08 birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  Johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots) was born on this day in history.  

1589  On this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on January - 08.  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on January - 08.  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on this day in history.  

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1668  On this day in history birth of jean Gilles, composer  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on this day in history.  

1763  On January - 08 birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  On this day in history birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  On this day in history birth of filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist  

1779  On January - 08 birth of john White, composer  

1786  On January - 08 birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  Johann Ludwig Bohner, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on this day in history.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874)  

1791  Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born on this day in history.  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on January - 08.  

1805  John Bigler, American politician (d. 1871) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik) was born on this day in history.  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on this day in history.  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on January - 08.  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on January - 08.  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on January - 08.  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on January - 08.  

1817  On January - 08 birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on January - 08.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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0482  On January - 08 severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on this day in history.  

1100  Death of Antipope Clement III (bc. 1029) on this day in history.  

1107  On January - 08 death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on January - 08.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  On this day in history giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On January - 08 laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73  

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